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Interview Though the premise suggests otherwise — Buscemi's political reporter deigns to write a profile on Miller's young starlet — InterviewDramaPT83MR Though the premise suggests otherwise — Buscemi's political reporter deigns to write a profile on Miller's young starlet — 2007-12-07Sony Pictures Classics
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Interview

Genre: Drama; Starring: Steve Buscemi, Sienna Miller; Director: Steve Buscemi; Author: Steve Buscemi, David Schechter; Status: In Season; Runtime (in minutes): In Season; MPAA Rating: In Season; Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Though the premise suggests otherwise — Buscemi’s political reporter deigns to write a profile on Miller’s young starlet — Interview isn’t so much a critique of celebrity culture as a peek into the baffling clockwork that is human behavior. Both leads are riveting as they wile away the night, insulting, seducing, and deceiving each other — not to mention us. EXTRAS In his commentary track, Buscemi, who also co-wrote and directed this remake of a 2003 Dutch film by the late Theo van Gogh, admits he’s a ”whore for laughs.” And yes, the movie has a few. B+

Originally posted December 7 2007 — 12:00 AM EST

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